June CCB News

The Grant County Copper CowBelles met on June 13th at the newly rehabilitated Grant County Veterans Memorial Conference Center. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and the CowBelles Creed and Prayer were read. Guest speaker, Scott Terry, President of the Grant County Silver City Chamber of Commerce then conducted a tour of the Center. The members were very interested to see if the new rooms would be big enough to hold the annual Shindig. After the tour, committee reports were made and minutes from May were approved. The treasurer’s report was not available. The June is Beef month event at Farmers Market has been cancelled however Rosella will hand out $25 checks to customers purchasing beef at Albertsons and Food Basket. 8 checks for a total of $200 were approved. $50 will again be donated to the Silver City Museum for the 4th of July Ice Cream Social. Bobbie stated the ranch exhibit at the Museum has been pushed back again to this fall. $100 will be donated to the Grant County 4H Shooting Team which will be traveling to the national competition. Farm Bureau is hosting an Ag in the Classroom workshop in Silver City the end of July. Members voted to sponsor the registration of 4 Grant County teachers at $25 each. There was a discussion on the pro and cons of purchasing a storage container instead of continuing to rent a storage unit. It was decided to only pay 3 month’s rent at this time to give a committee time to explore the options. The brand sign on the Cliff Highway is in need of repair. Kathy will look into having it evaluated for repairs needed and preventive maintenance.
Members were reminded about the upcoming Midyear meetings, were encouraged to help at the Farm Bureau’s 4th of July booth at the park and reminded that there is no meeting scheduled for July. Submitted by Pat Hunt